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Daughters of the Sun

July 4, 2024

The Yazidi girls were often still teenagers when they were abducted by IS fighters. Stolen from their villages in the mountains of Kurdistan, they were forcibly converted to Islam and sold to terrorists as sex slaves.

Dokumentation Töchter der Sonne – Heilung durch Gemeinschaft im Schatten des Krieges
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Two Yazidi women sit in front of the entrance of a destroyed house
Many years later, Yazidi women return to their homelandImage: journeyman

The atrocities reached their height in August 2014. Now, years later, survivors are returning home. They are severely traumatized. Will these women be able to make a new start? Theater maker Hussein tries to help them build a new life.

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